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#Analysis of recent #scientific #information on #avian #influenza A(#H7N9) virus - 10 February 2017 (@WHO, edited)

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29 Dec 2016

Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Netherlands [infected #wildbirds] (#OIE, Dec. 29 ‘16)

 

Title: Highly pathogenic #avian #influenza #H5N8, #Netherlands [infected #wildbirds].

Subject: Avian Influenza, H5N8 subtype, wild birds epizootics in the Netherlands.

Source: OIE, full page: (LINK). Excerpts.

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Highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N8, Netherlands

Information received on 28/12/2016 from Dr Christianne Bruschke, Chief Veterinary Officer , Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Economic Affairs, The Hague, Netherlands

  • Summary
    • Report type    Follow-up report No. 8
    • Date of start of the event    08/11/2016
    • Date of confirmation of the event    10/11/2016
    • Report date    28/12/2016
    • Date submitted to OIE    28/12/2016
    • Reason for notification    Reoccurrence of a listed disease
    • Date of previous occurrence    04/2015
    • Manifestation of disease    Clinical disease
    • Causal agent    Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in wild birds
    • Serotype    H5N8
    • Nature of diagnosis    Clinical, Laboratory (advanced)
    • This event pertains to    a defined zone within the country
  • Summary of outbreaks   
    • Total outbreaks: 11
      • Total animals affected: Species    - Susceptible    - Cases    - Deaths    - Destroyed    - Slaughtered
        • Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae)       - … – 7    - 7    - 0    - 0
        • Eurasian Wigeon:Anas penelope(Anatidae)        - … – 36    - 36    - 0    - 0
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)        - … – 3    - 3    - 0    - 0
        • White-tailed Eagle:Haliaeetus albicilla(Accipitridae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0    - 0
        • Greater White-fronted Goose:Anser albifrons(Anatidae)        - … – 1    - 1    - 0  -  0
      • Outbreak statistics: Species    - Apparent morbidity rate    - Apparent mortality rate    - Apparent case fatality rate    - Proportion susceptible animals lost*
        • Anatidae (unidentified):Anatidae (incognita)(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Eurasian Wigeon:Anas penelope(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Mute Swan:Cygnus olor(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • White-tailed Eagle:Haliaeetus albicilla(Accipitridae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
        • Greater White-fronted Goose:Anser albifrons(Anatidae)    - **    - **    - 100.00%    - **
          • *Removed from the susceptible population through death, destruction and/or slaughter
          • **Not calculated because of missing information
  • Epidemiology
    • Source of the outbreak(s) or origin of infection   
      • Unknown or inconclusive
  • Epidemiological comments   
    • H5N8 was confirmed in 48 wild birds found in wetland areas near West-Graftdijk, Oldeboorn, Gouda, Reeuwijk, Groot Ammers, Vianen Ut, Gerkesklooster, Noorderhoogebrug, Lierderholthuis, Steggerda and Wormer.

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Keywords: OIE; Updates; Avian Influenza; H5N8 ; Wild Birds; The Netherlands.

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